Located over 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is an urban island, surrounded by beautiful mountains and fjords. Life in the High North is shaped by wild nature, strong contrasts in light and weather, vast distances and a multicultural community.
10,410 students 75,967 inhabitants 64 days of midnight sun
Tromsø is the second-most populated city north of the Arctic Circle. With everything a person could “need”—cafes, festivals, marathons, tourist attractions and a downtown reindeer race — Tromsø has been called "the Paris of the north." (We will see what the Parisians think.)